IMPHAL : A havoc took place in Manipur's capital city, Imphal, after a sudden bomb blast occurred in the area on 4th of February, Saturday. The city which is all set to address Bollywood sensation, Sunny Leone's fashion show is currently under a state of shock.
The blast took place in a closer proximity to the venue chosen for Sunny's show at around 6:30am . As per sources, the explosion occurred at a distance of 100 metres from the location.
As per officials, Sunny Leone will be addressing the fashion show on Sunday. Fortunately, no individual has been harmed in the bomb explosion. As of now, no military outfit involvement has come forth regarding the matter.
The concerned department could not be certain about whether the bomb was an IED or a grenade.
A similar blast took place in the region just a day prior to Republic Day on 25th of January, 2023. The blast has been suspected as an IED, that rocked the city at around 5:30pm. The bomb was located inside the Gandhi statue platform. Several cars that were stationed near the spot of incident, got destroyed.
Fortunately, no casualties were reported in the episode. However, four people including two men and two women were injured. The explosion took place in Ukhrul district headquarters. It is worth mentioning here that, another blast occurred in the Wangkhei Keithal area at around 5:43 pm, a day after Republic Day celebration.
A man who is employed in a hotel got injured during the explosion. Weeks before the arrival of Republic Day, concerned police department and security forces led intense search operations at all suspects areas. However, there was no sign of any insurgent group.
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